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Jim Stephenson and Sofia Smith's curated Open House Festival collection

Check out Jim Stephenson and Sofia Smith's curated collection.

Drop in / Walking tour

Cody Dock - Lea Way Celebration


Our event will focus on celebrating the rich heritage of Cody Dock, one of the last remaining brick-lined docks in London. Our one-day festival will provide exciting opportunities to explore the lesser-known history of the Lower Lea Valley

Thomas Randall-Page, 2022

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Crystal Palace Park Trust - Garden Party

public realm/landscape

On Sunday 17th September, we celebrate the historic takeover of Crystal Palace Park by the charitable, community-led Crystal Palace Park Trust. Join us for the Garden Party: a free festival of music, markets, makers and merriment!

Joseph Paxton, 1854

Guided tour

Hackney School of Food


Meet the Architects Tour Hackney School of Food, Oswald Street, Lower Clapton, E5 0BT 9 September 1030-130pm Tour of our award-winning kitchen & gardens led by our architects, Surman Weston and the team behind our food education hub.

Surman Weston, 1970

Drop in / Guided tour

Lea Bridge Library


Studio Weave were commissioned to design an extension to the Grade-II listed Lea Bridge Library in East London, adding a cafe and adaptable community space – to deliver a revived civic heart for the Borough of Waltham Forest. This project is supported by the Mayor of London.


Guided tour

Lockwood Way Industrial Estate - Architect-Led Tours

public realm/landscape

An architect-led tour of the recent public realm improvements. The tour will also provide a chance to look inside the tap rooms, scooter shop and winery and speak to the makers, brewers and winemakers on the estate about their processes.

We Made That, 2022

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Sands End Arts & Community Centre


Amongst the RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist 2022 sits Mæ Architect's Sands End Arts & Community scheme in Fulham. The centre consists of a single-storey building comprising bright, airy and flexible event spaces and a community café.

Mae Architects, 2020

Guided tour / Workshop

The Blue Market - Made in Bermondsey

mixed use

Following three years of research and development, the ‘Made in Bermondsey’ people powered regeneration project was created and driven by passionate local community partners who truly care about the place where they live or their business. This project is supported by the Mayor of London.

Assemble + Hayatsu Architects, 2021

Guided tour

Waltham Forest Town Hall

civic, community/cultural

Grade II listed Town Hall clad in Portland Stone. The building incorporates Art Deco and Nordic Classicism styles, also being influenced by the work of local activist William Morris. Extensively refurbished in 2019 by Hawkins Brown.

P D Hepworth, 1937

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Waterloo City Farm

architectural practice, garden, education, community/cultural

Feilden Fowles is situated within a walled garden on a discreet corner of Waterloo City Farm. Feilden Fowles designed the farm and its office and educational spaces, which is run by two charities: Jamie’s Farm and the Oasis Community Hub.

Feilden Fowles, 2016

Founded in 1840, our church began as a major force for good in the local area. We are still operating as a Church today where it was nicknamed 'The Devil’s Acre’ by Charles Dickens due to great poverty and oppression.

Scott Whitby Studio (for renovation work), 1840